Supreme Court

Supreme Court

5 Ways Scalia's Death Will Affect U.S. Business

His death scrambles the expected outcome in key cases before the court and, in the longer term, removes the passionate pen the justice often deployed on the side of business.
Patents

Apple Tries to Kill More Patents Than Any Other Company

Legal analytics company Lex Machina says Apple filed over 200 challenges to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board since 2012, almost 100 more than the second highest filer.
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case

The case raises questions about how much companies protect the privacy rights of their customers.
Regulations

Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products

The Supreme Court's ruling over raisins means regulators need to think twice about taking private property.
Discrimination

Accommodating an Employee's Religion Just Got Even More Complicated

The Supreme Court's ruling in a discrimination suit brought by a Muslim woman creates a conundrum for employers trying to follow fair hiring practices.
Obamacare

The Supreme Court's Decision on Health Care Subsidies: What You Need to Know

The top court will start hearing arguments in the King v. Burwell case Wednesday, and the cost of insurance could be at stake.
Swipe Fees

U.S. Top Court Rejects Challenge to Debit Card 'Swipe Fees' Rules

The decision deals a blow to retailers, grocers and restaurant owners who argued the charges were unfairly high.
Streaming TV

Defiant Streaming TV Startup Aereo Finally Caves, Files For Bankruptcy

Unable to rebound from a devastating Supreme Court loss, Aereo is finally throwing in the towel.
Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court to Hear Obamacare Subsidies Case

The challenge is to a key part of the Obamacare health law that, if successful, would limit the availability of federal health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans.
Legal Issues

Federal Court Shuts Down Aereo's Final Argument to Save Itself

The live TV-streaming service will have to continue its fight at the district level.
Aereo

Aereo's Plan B: Fine, We're a Cable Provider

The streaming TV startup that lost against big broadcasters in the Supreme Court is still not giving up. It's giving in. Well, sort of. Here's how.
Privacy Policies

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant

'The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which [America's] founders fought.'
Technology

Aereo Loses Supreme Court Case, Streaming TV Service Deemed Illegal

It's official. The disruptive broadcast TV streaming service is finished.
Faith

Why a Corporation Without a Soul Is Just a Machine

The Hobby Lobby case brings up an interesting concept: Shouldn't your company have a soul?
Aereo

By Cutting Out Content Providers, Is Aereo Gaming the System?

Startup's streaming of live TV content on the internet will be at the center of a Supreme Court case soon.